CRL Global Resources Collections Forum 2018

Event Logistics

Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 to Friday, May 18, 2018
Time: 
1:00-5:00 p.m., May 17, and 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., May 18. Central Time zone
Location: 
Chicago
Contact: 
CRL Events - events@crl.edu

Following the annual Council of Voting Members business meeting, the Global Resources Collections Forum is an opportunity for representatives of CRL libraries to discuss and weigh in on CRL's programs and strategic agenda. The 2018 Forum will be held in Chicago on May 17-18, and will focus on issues relating to long-term access to global data: news, government, finance, GIS, and demographic data.

Registration will open in January, 2018. Look for more program details to be announced.

The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

South Asia Specialist’s Research Enriched by CRL Collections

Wendy Singer, Kenyon College professor, explains how CRL collections supported her original research on South Asian women.

Documenting Ghanaian Social Change through the Music Scene

Alison K. Okuda, New York University postdoctoral teaching fellow and lecturer, attests to the importance of CRL’s African newspaper collection to her dissertation on, “Caribbean and African Exchanges: The Post-Colonial Transformation of Ghanaian Music, Identity, and Social Structure.”